• 3 Questions with Kelly Bielefeld3 Questions with Kelly is a fun video series featuring Superintendent Bielefeld as he explores the district and learns about the programs, lessons and departments that help our students be future ready.

  • Volume 29 - May 22, 2024

    Superintendent Bielefeld talks to Instructional Technology Specialist Clint Dayhuff about drone soccer, a new competitive activity that is currently available at North, Northwest and Heights.

     

    Volume 28 - May 9, 2024

    Graduation season starts next week and Superintendent Bielefeld speaks with South High senior Jalen Manning about his time at the Future Ready Center and his plans for the future.

     

    Volume 27 - May 1, 2024

    Superintendent Bielefeld talks about about employee recognition in the Wichita Public Schools from Employee and Community Engagement Specialist Chelsea Moeder. 

     

    Volume 26 - April 24, 2024

    Superintendent Bielefeld talks to Stacie Denison from Guest Staff Services to learn more about the process of becoming a substitute for Wichita Public Schools. Click here for more information on becoming a substitute

     

    Volume 25 - April 17, 2024

    Superintendent Bielefeld talks with Dyane Smokorowski about the upcoming EmpowerED Teacher Fellowship, and learns how WPS teachers can apply to be a part of the first cohort of this special group.

     

    Volume 34 - April 10, 2024

    Superintendent Bielefeld discusses Restorative Practices with Beth Smull, Director of Continuing Education Instruction at the International Institute for Restorative Practices Graduate School.

     

    Volume 33 - March 27, 2024

    Superintendent Bielefeld learns about Falcon Fast Track at Heights High School, a program that lets students with a love of math accelerate their learning so that they can earn concurrent credit in higher level math courses while still in high school.

    Volume 32 - March 20, 2024

    In honor of Music in Our Schools Month, Superintendent Bielefeld speaks to Erik Stone, Gordon Parks Academy music teacher, about the importance of music education.

    Volume 31 - March 6, 2024

    Superintendent Bielefeld visits the welding class at Heights High School to see how the program helps students become future ready. 



    Volume 30 - February 28, 2024

    For Public Schools week, Superintendent Kelly Bielefeld talks to community partner and WPS alum Lavonta Williams about the importance of community support of public schools. 

     

    Volume 29 - February 21, 2024

    Superintendent Bielefeld visits with LaTonia Kennedy, principal at Gordon Parks Academy, to learn how students at the school celebrate Black History Month.

     

    Volume 28 - February 14, 2024

    Superintendent Bielefeld visits with Tennele Hankins, science teacher at Curtis Middle School, about the school's Introduction to Manufacturing class, which is new this school year.



    Volume 27 - February 7, 2024

    Superintendent Bielefeld visits the 8th grade bio-med class at Curtis Middle School and talks to teacher Carri Robison about this new opportunity for middle school students.

     

    Volume 26 - January 30, 2024

    Superintendent Bielefeld learns about the New Teacher Induction program with the program's director Tammy Martin and new teacher Alex Powers from L'Ouverture. 

     

    Volume 25 - January 24, 2024

    Superintendent Bielefeld visits the WPS-TV studio to learn about Battle of the Books with library media specialist Andrea Brainard.

     

    Volume 24 - January 17, 2024

    Superintendent Bielefeld visits the new Verizon Innovative Learning Lab at Marshall Middle School to learn about this unique new classroom with the school's principal, Pancho Bustos.

    Volume 23 - January 10, 2024

    Superintendent Bielefeld learns about the work of the Equity, Diversity and Accountability department from Dr. William Polite, the program's executive director.

    Volume 22 - January 3, 2024

    Superintendent Bielefeld learns about magnet schools from Magnet Programs Specialist Carmen Altenburg, as Wichita Public Schools prepares for the 2024 Showcase of Choices and Opportunities coming up on January 24th at Century II.

     

    Volume 21 - December 13, 2023

    Superintendent Bielefeld speaks with Superintendent's Student Advisory Council member Jocelyne Santillon Hermosillo, a student from West High School, about her time on SuperSAC and about her favorite holiday traditions. 


    Volume 20 - December 6, 2023

    Superintendent Bielefeld talks to Laura Araiza, administrative assistant at North High School, about her Good Apple Award and what the new year holds for her as she prepares for student teaching.

     

    Volume 19 - November 29, 2023

    To celebrate Native American Hertiage Month, Superintendent Kelly Bielefeld learns about the Wichita Public Schools Native American Program with Dal Domebo, the program's director.

    Volume 18 - November 22, 2023

    Superintendent Bielefeld drops by the United Methodist Open Door Turkey Drive and speaks with Northeast junior Natalie Ordonez about this annual Thanksgiving event.

     

    Volume 17 - November 15, 2023

    Superintendent Kelly Bielefeld talks to North High senior Damian Garcia Velazquez to learn how the Future Ready Manufacturing Center is helping him prepare for a career.

     

    Volume 16 - November 8, 2023

    Superintendent Bielefeld visits a newcomers' math class at Curtis Middle School and learns how ESOL teacher Casey Kelley teaches math to students who are new to the English language.

     

    Volume 15 - November 1, 2023

    Superintendent Bielefeld talks to Sandra Macias, social worker at North High School, about why she loves working with students and the how she helps support them.

     

    Volume 14 - October 25, 2023

    Superintendent Bielefeld talks to Delana Mock, security officer at North High School, about what she likes about her job and forming positive relationships with students.

     

    Volume 13  - October 19, 2023

    Superintendent Bielefeld talks to Zoe Stone, administrative assistant at Curtis Middle School, to learn more about the school's new secured entry.

     

    Volume 12 - October 11, 2023

    Superintendent Bielefeld asks three questions to Bradley Dyer, Jr., Senior Business Development Officer at Credit Union of America, as they discuss CUA's support of the WPS Legacy Fund Golf Tournament.

     

    Volume 11 - September 20, 2023

    It's Superintendent Bielefeld's turn to ask the questions, as he welcomes a special guest - U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Cindy Marten.

    How does the U.S. Department of Education support school districts?

    What does Future Ready mean to you?

    What was your favorite subject in school?


    Volume 10 - September 13, 2023

    What is our new mission statement?

    What is our new vision statement?

    What has changed about our shared beliefs?

     

     

    The below 3 Questions with Kelly videos introduced Superintendent Bielefeld to the community in his new role.

     

    Volume 9 - August 30, 2023

    What are your plans for working with the community?

    What can we do or have we done to follow up after our students graduate high school?

    How do you recharge after a long day or busy week?


    Volume 8 - August 23, 2023

    What do you want people to know about Wichita Public Schools?

    In your opinion, what's the best thing about Wichita?

    What is an interesting fact that people don't know about you?


    Volume 7 - August 16, 2023

    What kind of jobs have you held in education?

    How will you combat truancy and absenteeism in the district?

    What accomplishments in your career are you most proud of?

     

    Volume 6 - August 9, 2023

    What are your top priorities as superintendent?

    What's the best advice you ever received?

    What do you and your family do for fun? 

     

    Volume 5 - August 2, 2023

    Who inspires you?

    What's your educational philosophy?

    What book are you currently reading?

     

    Volume 4 - July 26, 2023

    Where did you go to school?

    What's your favorite school memory from when you were a kid?

    What were you like in high school?

     

    Volume 3 - July 19, 2023

    In one one or two words, how would you describe your leadership style?

    How would you engage our students, parents and community?

    What's your favorite social media platform?

     

    Volume 2 - July 12, 2023

    Why did you get into education?

    Who was your favorite teacher and why?

    What's your favorite movie?

     

    Volume 1 - July 5, 2023

    How do you pronounce your name?

    What does a superintendent do?

    What are you looking forward to doing in your new job? 

     

    Click here to watch all the videos on YouTube